4th January 1968
Mark Jones played for Exeter City on loan from Walsall in 1988. He went on to appear for Hereford United.He had been an apprentice at Walsall, signing for the club on leaving school. He gained a full contract in January 1986 and played a total of 8 league games for the Saddlers.
Arriving at St James' Park on loan from Walsall in November 1988 he featured in five consecutive league matches, the first of which was against Cambridge United at the Abbey Stadium.
Mark, later left Fellows Park to join Hereford United in August 1989, where he played 42 games and scored eight goals. Subsequently he underwent a knee cruciate operation in December 1990 which ended his professional playing career, although he did appear for Walsall Wood, Hednesford Town, and Bolehall Swifts.